It is also called as 5p syndrome. Cri du chat syndrome is a rare genetic condition caused by the deletion of genetic material on the small arm of chromosome 5. This syndrome makes infants produce high pitched cry similar to cat. This disease categorized by intellectual disability, small head size, low birth weight, weak muscle tone in infancy. The symptoms of this disease are small head size, widely-space eyes, small chin, and Small nose, Respiratory problems etc. there is no treatment for Cri du chat syndrome, physiotherapy help to the increase muscle tone.
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